Will Frears

Sarah Lawrence College. Yale School of Drama. Film: Coach, All Saints’ Day (winner, best narrative short, Savannah Film Festival), Beloved. Off Broadway: Year Zero (Second Stage Uptown), Still Life (MCC), Rainbow Kiss (The Play Company), The Water's Edge (Second Stage), Pen (Playwrights Horizons), Terrorism (The New Group/The Play Company), Omnium Gatherum (Variety Arts), Where We’re Born and God Hates the Irish (both at Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), Get What You Need (Atlantic 453), and Kid-Simple (Summer Play Festival). Regional: Build at the Geffen Playhouse; Some Lovers at the Old Globe Theatre; Romeo & Juliet, Bus Stop, The Water's Edge, and A Servant of Two Masters at the Williamstown Theatre Festival; The Pillowman at George Street Playhouse; Hay Fever and The Price at Baltimore CenterStage; Sleuth at the Bay Street Theatre; Our Lady of 121st Street (Steppenwolf Theatre); Omnium Gatherum (Actor’s Theatre of Louisville). Artistic Director: Yale Cabaret (1999-2000). Recipient of Boris Sagal and Bill Foeller directing fellowships. Contributor to The Paris Review, New York Magazine, Harper’s, and The London Review of Books. SLC, 2010–

Undergraduate discipline: Theatre
Graduate program: MFA Theatre Program

Courses taught in Theatre

Courses from previous years

2014-2015
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill
2013-2014
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill
2012-2013
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill

Courses taught in MFA Theatre Program

Courses from previous years

2014-2015
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill
2013-2014
  • Directing the 20th Century: From Chekhov to Churchill - Graduate
2012-2013
  • Directing the 20th Century - From Chekhov to Churchill

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